Case 74 – part 1

Welcome to our new teamhaem cases!This week we will run through some short cases with pre operative coagulation screen abnormalities!
Our first patient is a 25 year old male who has been admitted to the surgical assessment unit with abdominal pain. The team think he has appendicitis and want to take him to theatre later today
He has had routine bloods done which show HB 135g/l plt 300 wcc 16 neut 11

Pt 13 aptt 55 fib 4.0
What do you want to ask in the history?

What tests do you want to do?
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